yohimbe

noun yo·him·be \ yō-ˈhim-bā , yə- , -bē \

Definition of yohimbe

: a tropical African tree (Pausinystalia yohimbe synonym Corynanthe yohimbe) of the madder family whose bark yields yohimbine; also : a preparation of the bark that is used especially as an aphrodisiac

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Origin and Etymology of yohimbe

New Latin, probably from a Bantu language of southern Cameroon


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yohimbe

noun yo·him·be \ yō-ˈhim-bā , yə- , -bē \

medical Definition of yohimbe

: a tropical African tree (Pausinystalia yohimbe synonym Corynanthe yohimbe) of the madder family whose bark yields the alkaloid yohimbine; also : a preparation of the bark that is used especially as an aphrodisiac

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